- 65 percent of respondents said that the top role for a virtual assistant would be to provide more accurate, timely information to support care or alert them to missing information in records.
- 73 percent of survey participants expect virtual assistants could improve healthcare and patient engagement by helping to coordinate care between multiple caregivers.
- 80 percent believe virtual assistants will benefit patients most by engaging them in the process, prompting them to adhere to health advice and modifying behaviors.
Doctors Say They Would Welcome Mobile Virtual AssistantsMarch 29th, 2013 1 Min read Blog
If iPhone users can have Siri to help with daily tasks, why can't doctors have mobile virtual assistants to help with administrative duties? If such technology was available, doctors say they would use it, according to a survey of U.S. physicians by technology company Nuance Communications, as reported in Medical Economics. Responding physicians said that mobile virtual assistants could impact healthcare most by helping them access information in electronic health records (EHRs). Other findings include: